About Us

Cancer Center in Ohio

Adams County Cancer Center is the ONLY cancer treatment center in Adams County, Ohio. This allows people in the area to receive top quality care, close to home. ACCC is the first in the area to implement conebeam CT technology on our linear accelerator

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Dr.Prakash Patel, MD

Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Patel is a board certified radiation oncologist who was trained at the University of Maryland and SUNY (State University of NY-Syracuse). He completed his fellowship at Boston University in Boston,MA. He had been practicing radiation oncology at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth for 15 years. He is very well qualified to use the newest radiation technology.

 

 


Dr. Ralph Roach,MDroach

Medical Oncologist
Dr. Roach has accumulated more than thirty years of cancer care experience. He completed his medical training at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio and completed his residency and fellowship at the Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus, Ohio. He is board certified in Internal Medicine,Medical Oncology, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Following his training Dr. Roach has worn many leadership hats contributing to his impressive resume. He has been published in a number of literary magazines and text books. He was the medical director at Mount Carmel Hospice Program as well as a planning member for the Palliative Care/Medical Humanities Program both of which is located in Columbus, Ohio. More recent Dr. Roach has been in a full time practice at Adena Regional Medical Center. He was also the Medical Director and developer of the Inpatient Palliative Care Unit at Adena Medical Center.

 

 

Linda F. Hempill
Director of Operations
This is the professional who is responsible for all administrative work at the cancer center including billing and patient inquiries regarding care. Linda will also assist patients with radiation oncology billing issues, help to maintain patient’s medical records, and assist with the scheduling of appointments.

 

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Barbara Evans, MS DABR

Physicist
Barbara Evans is certified by the American Board of Radiology in radiation physics and received her Master of Science in Medical Physics from the University of Kentucky.

 

 

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Jeremie Pfankuch, RT (T), CMD

Dosimetrist
Jeremie received his AAS in Radiation Therapy from the University of Cincinnati in 2007. He is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy. Jeremie is also certified as Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board.

 

 

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JD Watters, RT (T)

Therapist
JD received his AAS in Applied Science from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. He is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy.

 

 

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Jill Mullis, RT (T)
Therapist 
Jill received her AAS in Applied Science from the University of Cincinnati in 2013. She is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy.

 

 

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Tiffany Mignerey, RN
Registered Nurse
Tiffany graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Towler
Nurse Practitioner
Melissa graduated from Ohio University with a BSN, from Cedarville University with an MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She is Board Certfied by The American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  She has 37 years of experience in Nursing.

 


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Nikki Willoughby
Billing Manager
Nikki will assist patients and their family members with any insurance and billing inquires for both Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.